Men's Tennis

Jackets Drop 4-3 Decision at Wake Forest

GoJackets Vikram Hundal improved to 2-2 in ACC matches.
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Vikram Hundal improved to 2-2 in ACC matches.
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April 15, 2012

Results

Winston-Salem, N.C. - Dusan Miljevic earned a three-set win at No. 2 singles, and Georgia Tech got victories from a pair of freshmen at the bottom of its singles lineup, but the Yellow Jackets fell short in their final regular-season Atlantic Coast Conference match Sunday afternoon with a 4-3 loss at Wake Forest.

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Tech fell to 4-7 in conference play and 9-12 overall headed into this week's ACC Championship in Cary, N.C., where the 8th seeded Yellow Jackets will face No. 9 Maryland (7-14, 4-7) at 9 a.m. Thursday. The Demon Deacons improved to 12-14 overall and 3-8 in ACC matches.

Wake Forest rallied to win the doubles point after Miljevic and freshman Eduardo Segura won at No. 3, capturing tiebreakers to take victories at No. 1 and 2.

But Tech took the lead 2-1 when freshmen Eduardo Segura and Vikram Hundal won at the bottom of the singles lineup. Segura took a 6-3, 6-3 win over Sam Wells at No. 6, and Hundal defeated Alex Tsai, 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 at No. 5.

The Jackets played without All-American Kevin King for the second time in three matches, forcing the rest of the Tech players to move up a spot in the lineup. Juan Spir, ranked 48th in the nation and replacing King at No. 1, dropped a 7-5, 7-5 decision to David Hopkins which tied the match at 2-2.

Wake moved ahead when Amogh Prabhakar got past freshman Sebastian Lopez, 6-0, 3-6, 6-1, at No. 4, then clinched the match at No. 3 with Adam Lee's 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over Juan Melian.

 

 

Miljevic rallied from a first-set loss in a tiebreaker at the No. 2 position to dispatch Danny Krayman, 6-7, 6-2, 7-5.

Wake Forest 4, #60 Georgia Tech 3
Apr 15, 2012 at Winston-Salem, N.C.

Singles competition
1. David Hopkins (WF) def. #48 Juan Spir (GT) 7-5, 7-5
2. Dusan Miljevic (GT) def. Danny Kreyman (WF) 6-7 (8-10), 6-2, 7-5
3. Adam Lee (WF) def. Juan Melian (GT) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
4. Amogh Prabhakar (WF) def. Sebastian Lopez (GT) 6-0, 3-6, 6-1
5. Vikram Hundal (GT) def. Alex Tsai (WF) 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 (10-8)
6. Eduardo Segura (GT) def. Sam Wells (WF) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. #48 David Hopkins/Amogh Prabhakar (WF) def. Juan Spir/Juan Melian (GT) 9-8 (7-3)
2. Danny Kreyman/Adam Lee (WF) def. Sebastian Lopez/Vikram Hundal (GT) 9-8 (7-3)
3. Dusan Miljevic/Eduardo Segura (GT) def. Conner Sherwood/Alex Tsai (WF) 8-3

Match Notes:
Georgia Tech 9-12 (4-7 ACC); National ranking #60
Wake Forest 12-14 (3-8 ACC)
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,5,1,4,3,2)

ACC CHAMPIONSHIP
April 18-21, Cary Tennis Center, Cary, N.C.

Thursday, April 19
9 a.m. - No. 8 Georgia Tech (9-12 overall, 4-7 ACC) vs. No. 9 Maryland (7-14, 4-7)
Noon - No. 5 Florida State (16-8, 7-5) vs. No. 12 Miami (8-12, 1-10)
Noon - No. 7 Clemson (9-13, 5-6) vs. No. 10 Wake Forest (12-14, 3-8)
3 p.m. - No. 6 NC State (19-8, 5-6) vs. No. 11 Boston College (5-14, 1-10)

Friday, April 20 9 a.m. - No. 1 Virginia (21-1, 11-0) vs. Georgia Tech-Maryland winner
Noon - No. 4 Virginia Tech (11-10, 7-4) vs. Florida State-Miami winner
Noon - No. 2 North Carolina 12-6, 9-2) vs. Clemson-Wake Forest winner
3 p.m. - No. 3 Duke ( 20-4, 9-2) vs. NC State-Boston College winner

Saturday, April 21
10 a.m. - Semifinal (Friday morning's winners)
1 p.m. - Semifinal (Friday afternoon's winners)

Sunday, April 22
11 a.m. - Championship (Saturday's winners)

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